To a kid, dressing up and scarfing down mountains of sugar makes this one of the best nights of the year. But let’s not forget that costumes, fading daylight, and bags full of candy can also pose hazards if you’re not properly prepared. To ensure your All Hallows’ Eve goes off without a hitch, we’ve got a goodie bag of suggestions for a super Halloween night.
If you’re heading to houses where you don’t know the occupants, exercise extra caution. Throw away any homemade goodies, and inspect the store-bought treats thoroughly for any signs of tampering.*
*According to Snopes.com, Mental Floss, History.com, Vox, and a slew of other reliable sources, no one has ever been charged with randomly handing out poisoned candy to trick-or-treaters.
Does your group include very young ghouls and goblins? Plan your route ahead of time, keeping in mind that short legs will tire more quickly, and that as far as you walk away from the house is how far you’ll also have to walk back!
The ideal situation is to put Fido and Snowball in a separate room, away from the front of the house, so they don’t get all worked up every time the doorbell rings. It will also prevent them from hightailing it out the door every time it opens.
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